Community Funding & Planning Services (CFPS) is a locally-based, family-owned and operated company located in the heart of downtown Stockton, Illinois.  CFPS provides professional planning, economic development and grant writing services to municipalities in northwest Illinois. CFPS's main objective is to assist communities in planning for the future. We work to secure grant and loan funds for the completion of projects that will guide the growth of the community as a whole.


Sharon Pepin founded Community Funding & Planning Services in 2007 and has over 19 years of planning and grant writing experience.  To date, CFPS has secured over $42 million in grant and loan funds through Federal and State programs for municipalities in northwest Illinois. 


For a listing of the many municipal projects that CFPS has helped secured funding for, click here for a PDF - community funding summary


If your community has a project that needs to be completed, but can't find the funds to get it accomplished, give the planning experts at CFPS a call.  Contact  


Every community is unique and no two projects are alike  As such, the potential for funding sources will most likely be different for the same type of project.



118 South Main Street

Stockton, IL 61085

815.947.8224